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Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
Journey from Shanghai
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,090. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Rafaella Bardini, her Chinese mother and Italian father, are exiled from Communist China. With almost no money, the family tries to resettle in Italy.
Tinker-Taylor's Secret Spy - A Cold War Clown at the Circus?
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,850. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Read the unique story of one man’s surprisingly pivotal role, unknowingly working with all the Soviet traitors at British Intelligence during the 1950s to claim the favourite secret spy tag of Tinker-Taylor's illustrious Circus Empire - and become the inspiration for Ian Fleming’s new James Bond character. A fascinating plot within a plot that changed British Intelligence forever!
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
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Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Under Fire
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Series: Dan Taylor. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An explosion rocks a Qatari natural gas facility… a luxury cruise liner capsizes in the Mediterranean… and someone has stolen a submarine… Are the events connected? Dan Taylor doesn’t believe in coincidences – all he has to do is convince his superiors they are next in the terrorists’ line of fire.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
The Circles of Life: My Ukrainian Family's Odyssey of Secrets, Love and Survival from Pre-War Odessa to the Promised Land and America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir in letters, Anna Aizic retraces her Ukrainian family’s odyssey of secrets and escape from Odessa to Israel, her own journey to America, and her creative path to healing from metastatic breast cancer.